Thursday, July 11, 2024

Topic: Netflix

Outfit demands ban on Netflix, X for ‘waging war against Indian culture & character’

Journalist Uday Mahurkar, founder of Save Culture Save Bharat foundation, has written to govt seeking ban on Netflix & X to make India ‘world’s first sexually perverted content-free nation’.

‘Bridgerton’ sex scenes don’t hesitate with body positivity—and the fans love it

In the world of ‘revenge bodies’ and ‘weight loss journeys’, it is wonderful to be unabashedly worshipped for one’s curves, as Colin does for Penelope in the famous ‘mirror scene’.

Mumbai's MIFF returns with record submissions

Over 1000 films from 38 countries to compete in 2024 festival

The real question on Indrani Mukerjea is our complicity—clicks, views, and shares

We are unable to look away from murder-accused Indrani Mukerjea out on bail, or at the dissonance between the gravity of her alleged crimes and the levity of her current public demeanour.

Bombay HC stays release, directs Netflix to screen Indrani Mukerjea docu-series for CBI

Bombay HC, while staying release of ‘The Indrani Mukerjea Story: Buried Truth’, had directed Netflix to screen the docu-series on the Sheena Bora case for CBI officials.

Netflix chose fear over fact. Removing ‘Annapoorani' only feeds the bully

Netflix did not face any physical threat. And yet it took the coward’s way out by removing Nayanthara-starrer 'Annapoorani'.

Nayanthara’s ‘Annapoorani’ taken off Netflix ‘after VHP complaint about Ram’s portrayal as meat-eater’

Directed by Nilesh Krishnaa, ‘Annapoorani’ was released in theatres on 1 December and began streaming on Netflix on 29 December. Co-producers Zee issue apology.

Kohra to Kaala Paani—Ten OTT shows in 2023 that proved Bollywood just can’t ignore streaming

2023 saw stars like Alia Bhatt, Sonakshi Sinha and Shahid Kapoor all make their streaming debuts.

Out of the frying ‘panauti', into the ire & a *bleep* by any other name

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at INDIANEXPOSE.

Hasan Minhaj shifts the balance again—he is the victim, The New Yorker the perpetrator

The New Yorker article on Hasan Minhaj isn't neutral. And the comedian admits he led his Netflix shows 'Homecoming King' and 'The King’s Jester' with 'emotional truth'—but not the 'Patriot Act'.

On Camera

In contest between private broadcasters and Prasar Bharati, sport will be the ultimate loser

Prasar Bharati can offer high-definition sports content, but risks falling short on delivering user experience that private broadcasters invest heavily in.

94% of agricultural & allied output out of MSP net, govt needs to find alternatives, says SBI report

The research report also pointed out that only few states benefit from govt's procurement policy. It added that a legal guarantee for MSP would lead to the neglect of non-MSP crops.

Germany banks on stealth and technology to bag India’s submarine project

Indian Navy is set to finalise a technical report following field evaluation trials of air independent propulsion systems offered by German company TKMS and Spanish firm Navantia.

Modi's new universe: the normal irritants of democracy & awkward chai with Rahul Gandhi

Changed reality for Modi govt in its 3rd innings is by no means rise of a new phenomenon. It's a return to old normal where even majorities had to routinely wrestle with storied million mutinies.